[Original in German]

Many years ago, while my daughter was an infant, both of my...

Many years ago, while my daughter was an infant, both of my breasts became inflamed. It was very painful, and I no longer knew what to do, since I was nursing the child. I went to my mother and asked for help, because I knew that she was acquainted with Christian Science.

When I arrived at her home, she was just leaving for work. She assured me of God's ever-present love, and said that she would pray for me. She spoke briefly of the true idea of God, and handed me a copy of The Herald of Christian Science, German Edition. She pointed out several parts of the magazine that would be helpful and then left.

I sat on the terrace reading the Herald, and I became so absorbed in the new ideas it presented that I forgot everything around me. When my mother returned from work, I realized that I was completely free of the trouble.

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December 29, 1980

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